Freeport, ME (Town Center)




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About Freeport, ME (Town Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Town Center of Freeport is $417,002, which is more expensive than 93.2% of the neighborhoods in Maine and 81.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Freeport Town Center is currently $1,017, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 42.9% of Maine neighborhoods.

Freeport Town Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Freeport, Maine. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Real estate in the Town Center of Freeport, ME is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Town Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Freeport Town Center has a 16.8% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 78.9% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (14.0%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Freeport, the Town Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Freeport Town Center is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Freeport Town Center is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Freeport Town Center neighborhood has more English and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 34.5% of this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 9.1% have Scottish ancestry.

Freeport Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

A majority of the adults in the Freeport Town Center neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Maine by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in Maine. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Town Center neighborhood in Freeport are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 79.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.1% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 80.1% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Freeport Town Center neighborhood, 59.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 19.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (10.7%), and 8.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Town Center neighborhood in Freeport, ME, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (34.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.7%), and residents who report German roots (10.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (10.1%), along with some French ancestry residents (9.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Freeport Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Freeport Town Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (73.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (15.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Freeport 0.101011101001110
Maine 1.30
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Maine 18.30
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Maine 3

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to ME Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Durham Community School
654 Hallowell Road
Durham, ME, 04222
KG-08
Freeport High School
30 Holbrook Street
Freeport, ME, 04032
09-12
Morse Street School
21 Morse Street
Freeport, ME, 04032
PK-02
Pownal Elementary School
587 Elmwood Road
Pownal, ME, 04069
PK-05
Freeport Middle School
19 Kendall Lane
Freeport, ME, 04032
06-08
Mast Landing School
20 Mollymauk Lane
Freeport, ME, 04032
03-05

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